Thursday, 27 January, 2022
TopicPetrol price

Topic: Petrol price

Oil demand recovery in India poised to weather Covid surge

India’s total oil demand is expected to grow 4% to 5% over the 12 month ending 31 March compared with a year earlier.

Jharkhand’s poor to get Rs 25/litre discount on petrol for their 2-wheelers, up to 10 litres

CM Hemant Soren said high petrol price is not letting the poor use their vehicles to go to the market. The subsidy will be given to families with ration cards from 26 January.

Petrol, diesel prices rally to highest ever levels as rates hiked again by 35 paise/litre

Since the ending of the three-week-long hiatus in rate revision last month, this is the 14th increase in petrol price and the 17th time that diesel rates have gone up.

77% Indians want petrol & diesel to come under GST, survey finds

The survey comes ahead of the GST Council meeting Friday, which is likely to discuss bringing petrol, diesel and other petroleum products under the GST ambit.

For Modi govt, ‘GDP rise’ means increase in gas, diesel and petrol prices: Rahul Gandhi

In a press conference Wednesday, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi accused the Centre of earning Rs 23 lakh crore in the past 7 years by increasing the prices of gas, diesel and petrol.

Modi govt’s excise collections on petrol, diesel jump 88% in FY21

MoS for Finance Pankaj Choudhary informed the Lok Sabha that total excise collections in April-June this year stands at Rs 1.01 lakh crore.

Govt raised fuel price 69 times this year, earned Rs 4.91 lakh cr in revenue, says Adhir Ranjan

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, also West Bengal Congress chief, urged TMC government in state to do away with VAT to reduce fuel prices.

Petrol price crosses Rs 100/litre in Delhi, diesel to cost Rs 89.53 per litre

Petrol price was increased by 35 paise per litre, while diesel rates were increased by 17 paise a litre. This is the 36th hike in price of petrol since 4 May this year.

Congress to hold nationwide ‘symbolic protest’ against rising fuel prices on 11 June

Congress's KC Venugopal said in a letter to state units that there should a visible public campaign and demand for a rollback the price rise.

Petrol prices cross Rs 100 a litre in Mumbai, at an all-time high in India

Petrol prices, which have already crossed the Rs 100-mark in several cities in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, breached the barrier in Mumbai on Saturday.

On Camera


Imran Khan, chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, in Lahore | Asad Zaidi/Bloomberg

Imran Khan is losing the plot. Someone’s chair is about to be pulled again

There is ‘tamasha’ going on in Pakistan. And Imran Khan is having a visible meltdown, while Nawaz Sharif is bemoaning a dead leopard.
Representational image | Photo: Pixabay

India’s economic indicators flash early warning signs for rebound

While the needle on a dial measuring the so-called ‘Animal Spirits’ remained stable, top producers signaled weakness as 2021 wound down.


The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.